National Manager, Procurement

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National Manager, Procurement

  • Post Date:October 20, 2022
  • Views 46
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  • Career Level Officer
    Experience 5 Years
    Gender Both
  • Industry Entertainment
    Qualification Bachelor Degree
    Salary As per Organization Salary Scale
  • Number of Opportunities 1
    Vacancy Number NR/KBL/10/22/082
    Location Kabul
Job Description

About Agha Khan Foundation:


The Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan (AKF (Afg)) is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of international, private, non-denominational development agencies working to improve living conditions and opportunities for people in some of the poorest parts of the developing world. The Network’s organizations have individual mandates that range from the fields of health and education to architecture, rural development and promotion of private-sector enterprise and institutions that seek to empower communities and individuals, usually in disadvantaged circumstances, to improve living conditions and opportunities.











The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a non-denominational international development agency established in 1967 by His Highness the Aga Khan. Its mission is to develop and promote creative solutions to problems that impede social development, primarily in Asia and East Africa. Created as a private, non-profit foundation under Swiss law, it has branches and independent affiliates in 19 countries.

AKF seeks to provide sustainable solutions to long-term problems of poverty, hunger, illiteracy, and ill health. In Afghanistan, AKF works with rural communities in mountainous, remote or resource poor areas to improve quality of life in the areas of natural resource management, market development, governance, education, and health.

Job Summary:

The Incumbent of this position is to lead procurement department at national program office, manage and oversee procurement activities in NPO and regions, establish and maintain procurement systems at organization level and extend necessary support to procurement teams across the country and relevant AKDN agencies.

Duties & Responsibilities:

·        Manage the overall functionalities associated to the unit, country wise, including staff management, purchasing, customs clearance, petty cash and reporting.

·        Manage and oversee all local and international procurement in a timely manner.

·        Ensure the procurement policy and procedures are followed by national and regional procurement units.

·        Ensure compliances (including sanctions) are followed in line with donor demands and provide update when necessary.

·        Ensure an updated MIS and accurate filing system is maintained across the country.

·        Review procurement policy and procedures regularly and bring in necessary changes, when required.

·        Establish and maintain controls over procurement procedures and regularly review and update control mechanisms.

·        Lead and provide technical support to the team in selecting registered vendors and vendor performance.

·        Provide supervision and capacity building of staff when needed.

·        Provide technical back stopping to regional procurement departments and AKDN agencies when required.

·        Facilitate internal and external audit assignments, review, provide management inputs and followup on corrective actions.

·        To make sure that activities throughout the supply chain are carried out considering commitment toward environment protection and rea value for money.

·        Analyze the workload of staff ensuring a balance workload, across the country and bring in changes where necessary.

·        Report department’s activity and performance in regular base to the operations director.













·        To carry out responsibilities of the role in a way which reflects AKF’s commitment toward gender equality.·        To carry out responsibilities of the role in a way which reflects AKF’s commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults in accordance with the Safeguarding Policy and Child Safeguarding Policy.·        To report any suspicions or actual violations of the Safeguarding Policy and and/or Child Safeguarding Policy as per the given training.



·        Represent AKF (Afg) in meetings and platforms with external stockholders where and when needed.

·        Act as the operations department’s OIC when needed.

·        Participate in new project proposal development and budgeting activities.

·        Provide support to program team and other department in project and annual procurement planning.



·        Manage the department’s annual budget staff.

·        Be a part in recruiting competent staff.


Job Requirement:


·        Minimum bachelor’s in economics, Business Administration or any other relevant filed. Master’s Degree would prefer.

·        At least 5 years work experience in procurement / supply chain management in a well-recognized and verifiable organization with some level of managerial or supervision role.

·        Certification in supply chain will be an added advantage.

·        Understanding of different international organizations and donors’ procurement procedures.


·        Technical knowledge of procurement or supply chain management.

·        Leadership and management skill to manage / lead a team of 7 to 8 staff.

·        Excellent communication skill in English – writing and oral, including local languages.

·        Understanding of local and international markets over procurement including INCO terms (Shipping and customs clearance).

·        Initiative skills.










Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:

Interested applicants should submit their CV along with a cover letter to [email protected] no later than 02nd November 2022.

Important Notes:

·        Please quote the Vacancy Number as the Subject of the e-mail when applying.

·        No supporting documents (e.g., diplomas, recommendation letters, identification card(s) etc.) are required at this stage.

·        Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further assessment.

·        Salary scale: Grade B based on NTA Salary scale.

Aga Khan Foundation Afghanistan recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to equal opportunity and safeguarding of children, beneficiaries, partners, community members and employees in accordance with AKF(Afg)’s safeguarding policy.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Your details and information shared on this advertisement shall remain confidential.


Submission Email:

  [email protected]